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Upcoming Events

Life-changing experiences to inspire & empower

Join us in our upcoming live events to be bold, fearless and lead with confidence. Events are focused on putting high school girls into the driver’s seat to set the course to power their future. Our live conferences feature keynote presenters and a variety of interactive discussion panels and breakout sessions.

Our fall 2024 Kentucky conference will be held October 18. Spring 2025 conferences include Illinois on March 6, Indiana on March 12, and Ohio on March 20.

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Amelia Earhart Day

Amelia Earhart Day

Women's Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day

Young Women LEAD Kentucky

Young Women LEAD Kentucky

Young Women LEAD at the University of Louisville

Young Women LEAD at the University of Louisville

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About YWL

A movement to build confidence & success

Young Women LEAD provides high school girls with life-changing experiences to inspire and empower themselves as leaders.

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In Their Words

“This year was my first YWL event and honestly I could have never asked for more. It was amazing and I learned so much. It covered key things I wanted to learn, like how to cope with stress, how to follow your dreams, motivation, and how to work on yourself.”


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Live! Events

Join our live Young Women LEAD events both virtually and in person.


YWL Clubs

YWL Clubs and curriculum can be utilized in high schools carry forward and keep alive the messages girls learn at Young Women LEAD events.

YWL Clubs

500 Club

Our 500 Club members are providing high school girls with opportunities to explore careers, and develop leadership skills and self-confidence.

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Our Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors’ commitment to developing strong girls, we provide free programming to all girls!

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